Sunday, September 28, 2008

Getting Your Content On Google! Or How To Ride The Google Bus.

If you thought that in it's mission to organize the world's content would take you to the web heaven. Yes it would but you need to get on the bus somewhere. No you really don't have to pay to get on the bus if you know what you are doing and how to do it.
So how do I get to know how to?
Don't be alarmed, Google in it's wisdom, have added two new sites to help you with the task. You can visit the Submit Your Content site of course to submit your stuff and the new Content Central blog and the first post!
Both these resources from Google will aid you getting on the Google Bus via Google Web Search, Maps, Product Search, Book Search, YouTube, iGoogle and more. Once you are in, you can learn about SEO and get a window seat and be more visible.
info via Official Google Blog

Friday, September 26, 2008

M$ In The Clear, With The Alcatel-Lucent Appeal Lawsuit

In an appeal process that started with February 2007, a jury in U.S. District Court in San Diego determining Microsoft infringed on two patents that cover the encoding and decoding of audio into the digital MP3 format. Then the judge who presided over the case, Rudi M. Brewster, vacating the ruling, siding with M$ saying Microsoft's Windows Media Player software does not infringe on one of the two patents in question.

Then it went before a panel of federal Judges and the result is the same. M$ does not owe Alcatel Lucent 1.5 Billion.

You can read more at SFGATE.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Germans Love Aliens, Twice Over!

click on the image to go to Google maps!
Germans Love Aliens, Twice Over! but actually it could be a lover calling his departed lover!
I Love You Come Back
I Boldly Love You!
Actually I learned about this at Google Sight Seeing site. Follow this link for original article.

Google Had A Third Developer / Founder?

Yes me too, I was taking some course during that time too! Anyway I already own some of those those wonderful stocks! But Hupert Chang seems not to!, who claims Google was designed by Larry Page, Sergey Brin and him in February 1997
I am in no way to say anything but to point you to the source! blogoscoped!

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

NBC Universal Returns To iTunes!

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO—September 9, 2008—Apple® and NBC Universal today announced the return of NBC programming to the iTunes® Store ( including NBC networks’ top 10 series available immediately for purchase and download in both standard definition and stunning high definition. iTunes customers can choose programming from NBC, USA Network, SCI FI Channel, Bravo, Sleuth and NBC News including favorites such as the award-winning and critically acclaimed “Heroes,” and the Emmy award-winning programs “The Office,” “Battlestar Galactica” and “30 Rock.” NBCU standard definition television shows on the iTunes Store are $1.99 per episode and HD programs are available for just one dollar more at $2.99 per episode and select library content is available for $.99. Additional NBCU programming from Oxygen, Telemundo, Mun2 and NBC Sports will be available on iTunes soon.

“The return of our shows to iTunes is terrific news for everyone who loves television and the ease and convenience of Apple’s iTunes,” said Jeff Zucker, President and CEO, NBC Universal. “And now, by offering consumers a variety of new options, our fans have even more ways to enjoy our content.”

“We are thrilled that NBC is back on iTunes in time for the Fall TV season,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “NBC has some of TV’s most popular shows and now customers can purchase and download them from iTunes in SD or stunning HD.”

iTunes customers can also purchase a Season Pass which allows viewers to buy an entire season of programming at a discounted price. In addition, NBC Universal is offering one free episode from each of their top series, available in either SD or HD, on the iTunes Store for the next two weeks. The premiere episodes of upcoming NBC shows, such as “Knight Rider,” “My Own Worst Enemy” and “Kath & Kim” will be available on iTunes a week before their broadcast premieres later in September and October, with subsequent episodes available the day after broadcast. NBC is also making full episodes of several vintage television shows available on iTunes for $.99, including “The A-Team,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” “Miami Vice,” “Kojak” and the original “Battlestar Galactica.”

The iTunes Store is the world’s most popular online music, TV and movie store with a catalog of over 8.5 million songs, over 30,000 TV episodes and over 2,500 films including 600 in stunning high definition video. With Apple’s legendary ease of use, pioneering features such as iTunes Movie Rentals, integrated podcasting support, iMix playlist sharing, the ability to turn previously purchased tracks into complete albums at a reduced price, and seamless integration with iPod® and iPhone™, the iTunes Store is the best way for Mac® and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music and video online.

Pricing & Availability
iTunes 8 for Mac and Windows includes the iTunes Store and is available as a free download from ( Purchase and download of songs and videos from the iTunes Store requires a valid credit card from a financial institution in the country of purchase. Video availability varies by country.

NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80 percent owned by General Electric and 20 percent owned by Vivendi.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.

Press Contacts:
Alyssa Donelan
NBC Universal
(201) 735-3568

Tom Neumayr
(408) 974-1972

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Google Chrome, Leave M$ and Enter the Gworld

If you were wondering if Google's Chrome is just a part of a browser war, I think you got it wrong. It is what most desktop application providers like M$ dread, it is a path to liberation of web applications. The design of the program, which is open source and that includes a Java script engine that is geared towards faster and safer web applications. The Java Script engine will provide offline access and local storage for Web applications, is also embedded in the browser.
So where is Google going with this browser? I would think this is a part of Google's Microsoft Killer. So why don't you down load and test the Beta Chrome! This post is created using the Chrome.